Nursing Homes Report supports Cork Senator’s Bill to regulate the professional home care sector

31 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork North Central TD, Colm Burke has welcomed the Interim Report on Covid-19 in Nursing Homes, saying it reinforces the need for new legislation to regulate the professional home care sector. Reacting to the report published by the Oireachtas Special Committee on COVID-19 today (Friday) Deputy […]

WATCH: John Spillane livestreams TWO gigs from DeBarra’s Folk Club, Clonakilty, #WestCork

30 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie What: Live online ticketed gig from DeBarra’s Folk Club, Clonakilty When: Thursday, 6 August 2020. Show 1: 9pm Irish time / 10pm GMT+2 & Show 2: 11pm Irish Time How much: €12 – Full Price, €20 – Group Ticket (For more than one person viewing), €10 – Student/OAP/Retired/Pensioner/Unwaged, […]

IRISH FAMINE: Skibbereen Heritage Centre releases new video on graveyard

30 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Skibbereen Heritage Centre has released another graveyard video tour, this time on Aughadown Graveyard. The videos are voiced in serious whisper tones like an impersonator of RTE’s Jennie O’Sullivan! There is also some Jeremy Irons in there. Great credit is due to all involved in these interesting videos […]

CORK TOWNS TO IMPROVE: after County Council secure €33.7 million loan from Council of Europe Development Bank

29 July 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Council of Europe Development Bank to provide loan funding to Cork County Council to foster sustainable growth in the County’s key towns and their hinterlands The Council of Europe Development Bank today signed a €33.7 million loan agreement with Cork County Council to support the Council’s Social Sustainability […]

€7 million for businesses in County Cork

29 July 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie COVID19 Government Restart Grant Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that Cork businesses have thus far received €7,040,646 from the Government’s COVID-19 Restart Grant to help them get back on their feet. Senator Lombard said, “Cork County Council is responsible for administering the Government’s Restart Grant to […]

Local TD welcomes multi-million ‘Re-imagining Cork City’ programme

29 July 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North Central, Padraig O’Sullivan has welcomed a programme in Cork which will see the investment of up to €2 million to widen the existing cycling infrastructure. Deputy O’Sullivan said: “I would like to commend Cork City Council, the Councillors and businesses who have […]

How to save money with online promotions and coupons

29 July 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie With coupons, promotions, sales and price comparison websites, shoppers can save considerable money when buying products and services online. Check out some of our best money-saving tips for online shopping below. Online shopping coupons Coupons are one of the best ways to save money when shopping online. If […]

Cork company launches 24-hour online pharmacy

29 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie NRGStore.ie now features your main street online with over 30,000 products in their online supermarket to include home, DIY, grocery, health and beauty products. Online sales portal NRGStore.ie has announced the expansion of its portfolio to include iTrolley Pharmacy. The “Shop iTrolley” option allows customers to shop online […]

They were 1.5 miles from shore in a supermarket inflatable boat, having lost their paddles…

28 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Former Lifeboatman saves two men in supermarket boat Aengus O’Donovan, a former Crosshaven RNLI crew member was returning to Crosshaven in his trawler, the 10m Majestic IV this afternoon when he spotted two young men in a supermarket inflatable boat/toy with no lifejackets approximately 1 mile south of […]

Clarity needed on outdoor sports attendance – says Cork TD

28 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Thomas Gould today raised concerns around the Taoiseach’s lack of clarity in relation to guidance on attendance at outdoor sports events. Deputy Gould said: “I have been contacted today by players, parents, grandparents, club members and officials from the GAA regarding the lack of tickets […]

Suspected Human Trafficking: Gardai search premises in Charleville/Mallow, County Cork

28 July 2020, 3pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Gardaí in Cork carry out searches in relation to suspected human trafficking An intelligence-led operation took place on 26th July 2020 in relation to suspected human trafficking in the Cork North Garda Division. Two premises in the Charleville/Mallow area were searched on foot of warrant and 24 […]

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